Meet our Staff
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Father Vince Rosonke
Fr. Vince has the dual role of sacramental ministry as well as leader of the parish community. People are brought together through Baptism, Eucharist, Marriage, and Anointing. Fr. Vince directs these communal rituals. He also manages the staff in carrying out their respective ministries.
If there is an urgent matter, contact Father at 515-778-9370 (cell)
Finance and Facilities Manager
Cathy oversees the parish office management and coordinates maintenance and repair of parish facilities. She also performs the budget preparation, works with pastor and Finance Council in planning discussions, and revises the budget as needed until finalized. Cathy is also responsible for preparing the parish for the Diocesan audit. Read More.
Director of Music Ministries
Scott is the Director of Music Ministries at St. Boniface. He recruits, schedules, and trains all parish singers and instrumentalists. In addition, Scott serves as one of the parish pianists, guitarists and cantors. Contact Scott if you would like to get involved in Music Ministry. Read More.
Finance & Bulletin Coordinator
As the Finance and Bulletin Coordinator, Linda works in two areas. As the Finance Coordinator Linda manages the accounts payable and the drawing of checks and payroll. She reconciles banking and investment accounts. She does state and federal reports, and generates W-2s and 1099s. As the bulletin coordinator, she publishes the weekly bulletin and other communication materials including worship aids for funerals, Confirmation and First Eucharist. She maintains spreadsheets for El Salvador expenses, mass intentions, memorials, and calendars and financial charts for the bulletin. Read More.
Nancy maintains sacramental records; parishioner tithing and donation records; the automatic debit and online payment programs; the parish database of families, including for grade school Faith Formation programs; the parish calendar; and helps coordinate special activities such as the Fall Dinner, Shrink the Debt, the pictorial directory, and the Annual Diocesan Appeal. Read More.
High School Youth Ministry Leader
TJ heads up our high school youth group called StBYG (St. Boniface Youth Group). He leads bi-monthly meetings focused on connecting the “Life and Faith” of our high school youth by addressing life’s joys and struggles, sin, and questions of our young people, and discussing how we should bring God into our daily lives. He also spearheads service projects and social events that get youth together in a fun, safe, and accepting environment with prayer and God at its core. Read More.
The position of Communications Coordinator was added to the parish office roster the summer of 2014. Marlen Kemmet, who spent the previous 27 years at Meredith Corporation as Managing Editor of WOOD magazine, applied for and was selected for the position. To learn more about this new role at St. Boniface we visit with Marlen Kemmet about his duties. Read More.
Health & Wellness Minister
Sara is the point-of-contact for Health Ministry where she, along with many volunteers, reaches out to those who are going through a difficult time. Additionally, as the lead person for Express Your Faith, Sara works to promote and share stories of ways we as parishioners express our faith and to see it in action. Read More.
Youth Formation Coordinator
I am originally from Rio De Medina from the state of Zacatecas in Mexico. I have lived in the United States for the past 28 years. I attended high school in Lubbock, Texas, and moved to Iowa in 2005 when Jorge, my husband, accepted a job as a supervisor at Archer Daniel Midland, a soybean processing plant in Des Moines. After moving to Des Moines, I continued my education by taking medical billing and coding classes at the Mercy Campus on 6th Street in Des Moines. Read More.
Life-long Faith Formation and Pastor Support
Deb works in two areas. In her ministry of Lifelong Formation she develops ways parishioners can be called to live out their faith and ways to move deeper into their faith experience. She will continue the development of Christ Renews His Parish formation. In her Pastor Support ministry she provides coordination and support for marriage preparation, the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA), Christ Renews His Parish, El Salvador, and other projects as determined by Fr. Vince.
Director of Youth Faith Formation
Amy directs pre-school and grades 1-8 faith formation, as well as their sacramental programs. She supervises programs determined by meetings with Religious Formation Staff and Father Vince. Amy works to integrate parish vision and goals into our youth programs. Read More.